Media Advisory * Inuit to Gather on Parliament Hill to Mark World Suicide Prevention Day

Media Release

Media are invited to join the Inuit community and friends for an “Inuit Embrace Life” event to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.

Jennifer Watkins, President of the National Inuit Youth Council (NIYC) will lead the event, along with National Aboriginal Role Models Martin Lougheed and Heidi Langille.Mary Simon, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, is scheduled to speak and Inuit songstress Susan Aglukark will perform, as well as Inuit throat singers.

Date: Friday September 9, 2011
Time: 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Parliament Hill Lawn by the Centennial Flame

Contact: Stephen Hendrie, Director of Communications
Tel: 613.277.3178, hendrie[at]

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